If you had, you would have carried away
both the bird and the horse; yet will I once more give you counsel.
Tom flung off his jacket and trousers, turned a suspender into a belt, raked away
some brush behind the rotten log, dis- closing a rude bow and arrow, a lath sword and a tin trumpet, and in a moment had seized these things and bounded away
, barelegged, with fluttering shirt.
I was made suddenly aware of Lop-Ear's remoteness out there on that alien element a few feet away
. I called loudly to him a warning cry.
"Before we get away
she'll wish she hadn't let me go, but she won't know any way to get around it now.
She kept tight hold of the stout slats and as soon as she could get the water out of her eyes she saw that the wind had ripped the cover from the coop, and the poor chickens were fluttering away
in every direction, being blown by the wind until they looked like feather dusters without handles.
'Had you still loved me, right or wrong, I should have taken you away
, because then I could have made you happy.
Then the youths rose from the table, went back to the great stone fountain, turned themselves into eagles again, and flew away
So I took the gun and went up a piece into the woods, and was hunting around for some birds when I see a wild pig; hogs soon went wild in them bottoms after they had got away
from the prairie farms.
Trent smoked, and Monty, who had apparently forgotten all about his visitor, plodded away
amongst the potato furrows, with every now and then a long, searching look towards the town.
"What do you mean?" I demanded; for, having sped his shaft, he was turning away
I've been working away
at mathematics till my head is in a muddle, and I'm going to freshen my wits by a brisk turn.
He could draw well enough and he had many odd deli- cate thoughts hidden away
in his brain that might have expressed themselves through the brush of a painter, but he was always a child and that was a handicap to his worldly development.